Asia scholars from New York, neighboring states, Canadian provinces and beyond will gather in Buffalo Sept. 16-17 for the 2011 New York Conference on Asian Studies (NYCAS) organized by the Asian Studies Program at the University at Buffalo.
Joseph J. Hindrawan, associate vice provost for international education and director of international enrollment management at the University at Buffalo, will join colleagues from 55 other U.S. colleges and universities, April 2 to 8, on the Obama administration's first education services trade mission to Indonesia and Vietnam.
The University at Buffalo Confucius Institute, in partnership with the Chinese Club of Western New York (CCWNY), will present a Chinese New Year celebration on Feb. 5 from 3-6 p.m. in the Mainstage Theatre, Center for the Arts, UB North Campus.
The University at Buffalo, long a leader among major American research universities in the percentage of international students enrolled, ranked 12th among the top 25 U.S. campuses hosting international students in 2009-10, up from 2008-09, when it ranked 17th.
In the midst of expanding economic ties but troubling trade disputes between the United States and China, Jon M. Huntsman Jr., U.S ambassador to China, will present a speech on U.S.-China relations via live interactive webcast at a China Town Hall at the University at Buffalo.
The University at Buffalo Confucius Institute, in partnership with the Chinese Club of Western New York with assistance from the Nichols School, will present a gala celebration of the Chinese Moon Festival Oct. 1 at Nichols, 1250 Amherst St., Buffalo.
Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, chancellor of India's Amrita University, received a State University of New York Doctor of Humane Letters degree at a conferral ceremony May 25 in Slee Hall on the University at Buffalo North Campus.
Members of the media are invited to cover the honorary degree conferral ceremony for Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, known worldwide as "Amma." She is the chancellor of India's Amrita University and a distinguished and internationally beloved humanitarian and spiritual leader.
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